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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 18, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                1nc tt cox New Braunfels Details boys win tourney swc scores Texas Utah 73 Arkansas North Texas 64 Oral Roberts Texas 59 Baylor 61 Houston Princeton 40 TCU Cal StLong Beach 44 Kids write letters to Santa New Braunfels HeraldZeitung ri j n SUNDAY December 50 cents Itow Taxas 92 251 7 Sections84 Pages USPS 377880 Home Craig Rogers returnstofamily from Lebanon By DYANNE FRY Staff writer The stranger at San Antonio Internationals Gate 2 didnt know what to make of Twenty odd with yellow ribbons tied around each filled one side of the small seating Another man carried a Welcome Home and several women wore yellow Christmas bows where corsages ought to A TV cameraman stood by the watching the Is there a special person coming in the stranger Special to New at any Marine Craig Rogers arrived home fresh out of He got a royal Wurst fest The Teltschik Family all cousins on his mothers struck up the Marine Hymn as Rogers stepped into the Betty a close friend of the presented him with a yellowribboned The band followed up with In Heaven There Is No Parents Joe and Ann Rogers seemed happy just to touch their making sure he was really Despite his mothers report that he hates the 27yearold Marine took it all in Great I havent had any sausage he told And the band sounds great Sounds like the Teltschik Trombone sections a little weak back he added as an afterthought but declined an invitation to take a horn and join Its great to be he all I love this We were afraid youd gotten wind the Telt schik Band was going to be and decided not to one cousin You may have thought Beirut was Craig Rogers greets his parents at San Antonio International Airport Saturday afternoon Beirut has been no especially in the weeks before and after the 23 bombing of the Marine Joe and Ann Rogers sat through some tense hours before getting word that their son had been aboard ship that and was Terrorist hostility had been for some weeks before In a letter to his written Jvnot the Rogers admitted feeling ten years older than his upcoming birthday would There was no evidence of that as Rogers greeted relatives and friends he hadnt seen in more than a He told reporters that the spirit is good among Marines serving on the Middle East peacekeeping See Page 12A Two New Braunfels girls watch Rogers step from the plane Wreck kills local man A 68yearold New Braunfels man died at McKenna Memorial Hospital Saturday night after being struck by a truck at Highway 81 and South Alberto Hernandez of 130 Merriweather was pronounced dead at at Two ambulances were called to the accident scene at 9 Police blocked off while the second ambulance transported the pedestrian to the Reports indicated Hernandez was in full cardiac arrest while in An Emergency Medical Service spokesman later said Hernandez suffered from massive internal His chest was See Page 12A Cheer Fund We received six more donations to toss into the Cheer Fund pot Comal County Builders Association and Comal Bowl led the donations with gifts of and Gerald and Rosalie Groves con tributed Charles and Donna Vickerey donated and Teresa Mdlthan gave and New Braunfels Utilities Electric Department donated That brings our balance to and that total does not include donated You can bring contributions cash or non food items to our office at 186 Castell during regular business hours through You can also mail a monetary contribution to Post Office Drawer New If you would like to donate food but cant bring it Circulation Manager Don Avery can arrange to have it picked You can call him at We sincerely appreciate your Arctic cold front puts most of nation on freeze ronnrH cot vparsafJn thwestern Louisiana an By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arctic air and blowing snow kept the lid on the freezer Saturday in the Great where temperatures plunged to well below zero and windchill factors fell to 60 The winterlike weather spread from the northern Rockies to the East Coast and forecasters said more bitter temperatures would come rolling down the Rockies and head Its going to last Theres no wanning in said Rich a National Weather Service meteorologist in Were going to be below zero pretty much through The death toll from storms in the United States last week was The low Saturday in Great was 27 below which tied a record for the date set in The windchill factor was 60 below in Mason their town under 13 inches of awoke to readings of 18 a It was 11 below in Sioux City and 9 below in It was 15 below in Minneapolis on a reading that broke a record set in Another record was set in International 30 cold enough to send the wind chill to 50 Ken Mohr of the Minneapolis chapter of the American Automobile Association said AAA affiliated garages were swamped Saturday with calls from motorists whose engines wouldnt turn Were just approaching calls so far this he The 9 below reading in tied a record set two years The record broken in La was 108 years It was 18 below The forecast is basically cold and more cold and probably will hold fast into early next said weather service meteorologist Walter Drag in Temperatures in the rose above freezing and the sun peeked ending a blast of cold weather that coated whole sections of Dixie with snow Nearly all of Mississippi got at least a dusting of Up to 9 inches blanketed parts of nor on thwestern Louisiana and a lot remained yards and rooftops Janet a spokeswoman for Southwestern Electric Power said the situation around was less severe than during the last snowfall two years Once the snow stopped and the fact that it didnt freeze overnight was a benefit she Arkansas Power Light had 42 work crews out Saturday restoring electricity to customers after a 10inch snowfall in the southern part of the Inside Todays Weather The forecast calls for windy and much colder weather today with a 30 percent chance of possibly changing to freezing rain or sleet later in the Lake wind advisories will be in Winds will shift to the north at 2030 mph and Cloudy and very cold tonight with a 50 percent chance of sleet or freezing Decreasing clouds and warmer on Sunrise today was at Evacuation Nearly 100 seriously wounded Palestinians sailed for Cyprus Saturday in the first stage of the evacuation of besieged PLO chairman Yasser Arafat and his loyalist guerrillas from their last base in Israels navy unleashed a 20 uunute barrage on Tripoli three hours before the Italian ferry Appla sailed into the harbor to pick S toe according to Palestine Liberation Organization officials and city CROSSWORD HOROSCOPE KALEJDQSCQPE SPORTS 2E 3 BE 3A 2A 2A 1 2C 1 8B 3A They kind of grow on ya Calmness marks local Cabbage Patch doll giveaway By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Contrary to the Christmas horror stories around the there was no hairpulling or biting to get to the Cabbage Patch dolls at a New Braunfels store Shoppers at KMart took a ticket and browsed until a winning number was announced every hour from 11 to 4 Drawings will also be held from noon to 3 Saturdays winners ranged from the very young who had mothers with win ning tickets to the young at and a few lucky dolls got a new home for KMart manager Ed Moss decided to give the dolls because it was the only fair thing to We had a waiting list a mile he Employees had first When they were there were 12 left to give Cabbage Patch dolls are because no two of the cuddly kids are and each comes with a different a birth certificate and adoption That individuality is why Moss thinks the dolls have been so soughtafter this Christmas Cabbage Patch dolls have been around for several They were originally Cabbage Patch dolte are available this weekend sold only in speciality stores and very Moss This is the first year theyve been But theyve managed maintain their and that makes them extra There werent many who walked by the giveaway table Saturday without offering an opinion about Cabbage Patch But for every theyreso was a those things are ugly on the tip of someone elses Is that what all the fpss is an older woman She stooped down to peer inside the gave the doll at good and You just never can tell whatll take peoples Is that one of those Garbage an elderly gentleman He was quickly corrected by other A ruggedlooking who looked like hed just come in off the saw his second Cabbage Patch and That ones Ive got a hunch they all A dedicated daddy brought his lunch in anticipation of a long while an older man kept walking by the ticket table and stealing dollie They kinda grow on he said when he got A grandpa who had given up hope won the days first Cabbage Patch doll in a bonus drawing at He said he didnt know about the but registered and went about his Moss He was way back in the automotive department when we called his He said he was going to make one little granddaughter very After winning the a Canyon Lake shopping with her Im going to keep it for Christina 12 years old and See Page 12A Bomb blast in London kills 77 LONDON AP A bomb ripped through four floors of Harrods department store Saturday at the height of lunchtime Christmas Police said five people were killed and at least 77 injured when an explosivespacked car was detonated next to the Deputy Assistant Police Commissioner David Powis said there was no doubt the bombing was the work of the Irish Republican Army the first fatal attack of a feared Christmas bombing The heard miles sent throngs of shoppers running through flying shards of glass and debris in the jammed department People were running from the their faces absolutely covered in blood old men and said Jackie Mc Pherson of who was in a store 50 yards from There was a tremendous There was blood said 22yearold Michael One policeman had an eye hanging from its He was very I cant describe the horror of said the young who was standing outside the store when the bomb went Police said the bomb was triggered by remote See Page U A   

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